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Undergraduate Certificate in Registered Nursing

2,414 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 28% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.6% of registered nursing graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors

In 2018-2019, 2,414 undergraduate certificate were awarded to registered nursing majors. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in registered nursing at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 146,866
Associate’s Degree 81,677
Master’s Degree 17,491
Undergraduate Certificate 2,414
Basic Certificate 1,376
Doctor’s Degree 1,045
Graduate Certificate 410

Earnings of Registered Nursing Majors With Undergraduate Certificate

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for registered nursing majors with their undergraduate certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for registered nursing students who are undergraduate certificate holders.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in registered nursing. About 87.7% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 297
Women 2,117
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificate in Registered Nursing

The racial-ethnic distribution of registered nursing undergraduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 108
Black or African American 284
Hispanic or Latino 217
White 1,684
International Students 14
Other Races/Ethnicities 107
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Registered Nursing Undergraduate Certificate Students

Below are some popular majors that are similar to registered nursing that offer undergraduate certificate.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing Research & Other 130
Nursing Practice 109
Nursing Education 29
Family Practice Nursing 18


*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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